GORF is an arcade game released by Midway Mfg. Co. in 1981. The game has five different stages: Astro Battles, Laser Attack, Galaxians, Space Warp, and Flag Ship.
This video review includes about ten minutes of gameplay using the MAME emulator. The beginning of the review shows some pictures of the game, game flyers and other related material. The majority of this video focuses on the game's background as included in the GORF Combat Manual that was sold for $1.95 and available from Midway. The Combat Manual contains historical data, tactical information and strategy tips which are geared to assist the player in conquering the Evil Gorfian Empire. The game theme involves a series of missions in which the player must repel Gorfian robot attacks and launch a counterattack to destroy the enemy Flag Ship.
Game Credits: Executive Producer: Dave Nutting Game Concept/Design: Dave Nutting and Jay Fenton Video Programming: Jay Fenton Audio Programming: Scot Norris Added Program Support: Rick Frankel and Bob Ogden Electronics Design: Jeff Frederickson and Dave Otto
Archive Notes: This video was uploaded to YouTube on July 30, 2017 and added to Archive.org in an HD format for archival purposes. The video was filmed with a Canon Powershot SX60 HS camera.